Quality of life and psychosocial functioning of children with cardiac arrhythmias.

@article{Pulgarn2013QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life and psychosocial functioning of children with cardiac arrhythmias.},
  author={Elizabeth Rose Pulgar{\'o}n and Diana Wile and Kerri M Schneider and M. Young and Alan M Delamater},
  journal={Cardiology in the young},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={82-8}
}
Childhood cardiac arrhythmias may have a long-lasting impact on a family and typically require long-term medical follow-up. Whereas some arrhythmias are benign, others can be life threatening and require significant medical care. As with many chronic illnesses, it is important to study the potential psychosocial effects of childhood arrhythmias and how they may impact a child's quality of life. The purpose of this study was to create a quality of life measure specific to childhood arrhythmias… CONTINUE READING